https://flic.kr/p/PTs4E | Dogpatch Village | Dogpatch started as the Dogpatch Cafe back in 1947 and has remained a fun Lake of the Ozarks destination for tourists. I snapped all of these photos back in 2004.
1938 - The notorious Chesterfield Club was a famous Pendergast sin place. Located only one block from the federal courthouse downtown, it served as a daily reminder of who actually ran KC. To judges and lawmen of the U.S., it seemed a deliberate affront to conventional morality. Even though common practice for appearance sake called for confining gambling to back rooms, at the Chesterfield Club roulette wheels and dice tables greeted patrons the moment they walked through the front door.